Anti-Financial Crime Symposium – Nordics
“Evolution or revolution? Technology in Anti-Financial Crime”

  • When:25 October 2018
  • Where:Copenhagen, Denmark
  • Venue: Scandic Copenhagen
    Vester Søgade 6
    Copenhagen V, Denmark

This full-day event focuses on the integration and use of technology as a component of an effective anti-financial crime compliance programme. The event will comprise of a cross-section of both conventional and innovative financial institutions, regulators and disruptors, all sharing their operational initiatives and experiences in working towards the adoption of technological tools to detect and prevent financial crime.

Learning Points

  • Raise awareness about regulatory developments, including the 5AMLD related to tech-enabled compliance initiatives
  • Uncover future developments and initiatives in the use of RegTech as part of the KYC / onboarding process
  • Gain insight into trends and techniques to amplify the effectiveness of monitoring and review activities
  • Demystify the use of algorithms, scenarios and data sources to maximize screening accuracy
  • Consider emerging financial crime typologies involving FinTech products or services


8:00 – 9:00 Registration and Networking Breakfast
9:00 ACAMS Introductory Remarks
9:15 How soon is now? Regulatory Adoption and Anti-Financial Crime Technology
10:15 – 10:45 Networking and Refreshment Break
10:45 Take on me: Customer Onboarding and the Use of Technology
11:45 Is there something I should know? Using Technology to Undertake “Smarter” Ongoing Monitoring and Customer Risk Reviews
12:45 – 13:45 Networking Lunch
13:45 I still haven’t found what I’m looking for: Strategic and Tactical Approaches to using Automated Screening Technology
14:45 – 15:00 Networking and Refreshment Break
15:00 Who can it be now? FinTech Innovation and Emerging Financial Crime Typologies: Emerging Risks and How to Disrupt Them
16:00 Closing Remarks
16:10 – 16:45 Networking Drinks


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A further $100 discount is available for public-sector delegates, but this cannot be booked online. Please contact to register for a public-sector place at this event.

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Julia Boe Jensen


Julia Boe Jensen is a Customer Due Diligence Expert at Nordea Bank AB. She was hired in 2015 to perform risk assessments of the biggest corporate clients of Nordea. Her tasks include CDD and KYC, risk evaluation of business relationships, de- risking, sanctions, PEPs and transactions screening. Prior to joining Nordea, Julia B. Jensen worked as a Senior Settlements Specialist in Danske Bank and was responsible for settlement in Emerging Markets and monitoring of equities transactions that may violate anti-money laundering (AML).

Julia is a Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist (CAMS). Julia has a law degree from Vilnius University, holds a Diploma in Social Sciences from Roskilde University and Diploma in Political Studies from Lund University.

Karl-Johan Karlsson


Karl-Johan Karlsson is a Financial Crime Compliance Officer at Handelsbanken. Prior to this, he was a Senior Compliance Officer at Danske Bank, which is the largest bank in Denmark. He began working in the financial services industry in 2001 and has since then held several senior- and management positions in both risk and compliance. Karl-Johan was among the first in Europe to earn the Certified Advanced AML Audit Specialist (CAMS-Audit) credential from the Association of Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialists (ACAMS).

Marie Lundberg


Marie Lundberg is the founder and CEO of Acronym Consulting AB, based in Stockholm, Sweden.

She is a financial crime specialist with over two decades of experience within the financial sector. The company specialises in Anti-Financial Crime (AFC), Anti Bribery and Corruption (ABC), Anti-Money Laundering (AML) and Counter Terrorism Financing (CTF), Know Your Customer-processes (KYC) including, PEP, UBO and Sanctions along with management reporting as well as reporting to FIU’s and FSA’s.

Marie is a firm believer of using analytics and the importance of knowing and understanding your data, as well as your customers. Awareness, a solid risk management program and education is, in her opinion, one of the keys to combatting financial crime.

She has extensive international experience, working mainly in the Nordics and Europe. Marie is also a Certified Fraud Examiner by ACFE as well as a public speaker and thought leader in this area.



Susanna Mills is AML Business Analyst at OP Financial Group, the largest financial group in Finland. She has a more than nine years’ experience in a vast array of AFC duties including risk assessments and developing AML transaction monitoring systems. Prior to joining OP, Susanna worked as a Compliance Officer at S-Bank Ltd for the past eight years and led various development projects related to AFC. She holds a MSc in Business Administration from Hanken School of Economics, Helsinki.



Mrs. Samantha Sheen is a financial crime risk professional who recently completed work with a global insurer based in Milan, Italy, where she focused on enhancing its financial crime measures across offices in three continents.

Mrs. Sheen previously worked as the inaugural director of the Financial Crime Division for the Guernsey Financial Services Commission. She joined the Commission in 2010 as its first legal counsel. Prior to joining the Commission, Mrs. Sheen worked as legal counsel for various financial companies both in Canada and Australia. While in Sydney, Australia, Mrs. Sheen worked with a large accountancy firm in its compliance advisory team before moving to Guernsey. Originally from Montreal, Canada, Mrs. Sheen started her legal career in Toronto in the late 1990s.

Moreover, Mrs. Sheen holds a bachelor’s degree in public administration, an LLB and a master’s degree in risk management. She is a member of ACAMS and is a graduate of the Harvard University Kennedy School of Government Strategic Management of Regulatory and Enforcement Agencies program. Mrs. Sheen’s particular area of interest is in relation to the effectiveness of risk management and mitigation measures in influencing changes in staff behavior and culture within financial institutions.


Juho Hasa
  • Juho Hasa

  • Tax Auditor
  • Finnish Tax Administration


Juho Hasa is Tax Auditor at the Finnish Tax Administration. He has been working with tax matters related to cryptocurrencies from late 2015 and has specialised in blockchain analysis. Prior to cryptocurrency work duties, Juho has tax-audited companies in the e-commerce field. He holds a Bachelor of Laws from the University of Lapland, Rovaniemi.

  • Johan Landström

  • Senior Risk and Control Specialist
  • Nordea


With 16 years of experience in financial investigations, Johan has seen the growth and development of new payment methods and how they interconnect in a more increasingly complex way with the traditional financial sector. He has actively been a part of developing disruptive and investigative AML methods for both regulated and non-regulated payment methods, both in the private sector and at the National Cyber Crime Centre in Sweden.

Aleksi Pursiainen


Aleksi Pursiainen is the founder and CEO of Solid Plan Consulting, Finland’s leading sanctions and export control consultancy. Mr. Pursiainen advises major exporters, financial institutions and other organisations on a comprehensive range of legal and policy issues related to compliance with trade regulations, such as EU and US sanctions, EU export control regulations and US re-export rules. Before founding Solid Plan Consulting, Mr. Pursiainen was Head of Trade Compliance at Nokia Corporation’s legal division, advising Nokia’s senior leadership and other functions on global compliance with regulation of international trade as well as the development and implementation of Nokia’s Internal Compliance Program. Prior to joining Nokia, Mr. Pursiainen worked for several years in various legal roles within the Finnish Ministry for Foreign Affairs, most recently as the head of the Ministry’s sanctions team and a member of Finland’s delegation to the Financial Action Task Force (FATF). Prior to his career at the Ministry, Mr. Pursiainen was Senior Research Fellow at the Lauterpacht Centre of Cambridge University, leading a Red Cross team in research into International Humanitarian Law

Greg Wlodarczyk


Greg is the Head of AML, Risk and Compliance at Satispay – the mobile payments provider that operates independently from traditional debit and credit cards to facilitate peer-to-peer payments, as well as payments from individuals to merchants. Satispay was named among leading global FinTech innovators in the 2017 FinTech 100 report by KPMG and H2 Ventures.

Greg previously spent almost 10 years working for the Moneycorp Group comprised of an EEA authorised bank, a FCA authorised investment firm and a FCA authorised payment institution along with a number of other overseas financial institutions in Spain, France and the US.

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